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Pre- and in-flight calibration of GOME
Author(s): Roel Hoekstra; Carina Olij; Anne Erik Zoutman; Henri G.C. Werij
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Paper Abstract

The Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment (GOME) was launched onboard the ERS2 satellite in April 1995. In order to study atmospheric trends over a very long time, the instrument was calibrated on ground very accurately. Obviously the accuracy has to be guaranteed during the lifetime of the instrument. Therefore, since the instrument in space is susceptible to changes and degradation, changes in the instrument performance have to be monitored, as was done during the GOME in-orbit validation phase.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 January 1997
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2957, Advanced and Next-Generation Satellites II, (27 January 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.265445
Show Author Affiliations
Roel Hoekstra, TNO-TPD Institute of Applied Physics (Netherlands)
Carina Olij, TNO-TPD Institute of Applied Physics (Netherlands)
Anne Erik Zoutman, TNO-TPD Institute of Applied Physics (Netherlands)
Henri G.C. Werij, TNO-TPD Institute of Applied Physics (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2957:
Advanced and Next-Generation Satellites II
Hiroyuki Fujisada; Guido Calamai; Martin N. Sweeting, Editor(s)

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